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Plymouth Classical Music is a non-commercial website run to help classical concertgoers in the Plymouth area and to support local music organisations in publicising their activities. If you value the wealth of music represented here, please consider a donation to the Plymouth Music Accord which provides valuable support to music in the area and encourages the musical interests of children and young people.

Calling Choral Singers

The Brent Singers are looking for singers to join their choir - they are currently seeking singers in all voice parts but tenors and sopranos would be especially welcomed. No audition required - see the Brent Singers website for details.

The South West Chamber Choir needs tenors. Some sight-reading ability and familiarity with 4-part singing essential. We practice weekly at Derriford, Plymouth on Wednesday evenings and have a varied programme of concerts - see the South West Chamber Choir website. Please contact the Music Director, Stephen Trahair, on 07785 723251.

Collati Singers, directed by Trefor Farrow, welcomes enquiries from experienced choral singers, particularly basses. Rehearsals Tuesday evenings in Bittaford Church. Remaining concerts 2023 include Buckfast Abbey and St Mary’s Totnes. Programmes include works by Palestrina, Bach, Byrd and Rachmaninov, see Contact 

East Cornwall Bach Choir is recruiting new members in the Tenor, Bass and Soprano sections to join us from January 2024. We rehearse in Liskeard on a Wednesday evening from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm. We are a friendly bunch and look forward to welcoming you to a taster session. Ability to sight read is required and there will be a short audition after 3 or 4 weeks. For more information go to

Are you an aspiring professional musician?

Plymouth Music Accord's Young Musicians' Platform helps launch new musical talent, and is looking for young musicians to support from 2017. To learn more and/or apply for an audition, please download an application form.

For more information about Plymouth Music Accord please visit


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This month-by-month concert diary aims to list every classical music event in and around Plymouth, and to become your one-stop-shop for concert information for the months ahead.
Events include Orchestral Concerts, Chamber Music, Instrumental and Vocal Recitals, Choral Music, Opera, Ballet and some Jazz and Folk Music.

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Please note this website is not a commercial venture and receives no sponsorship or subsidy. Although every care is taken to ensure that details are correct, neither I nor Plymouth Music Accord can accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.


Philip R Buttall – Classical Music Writer

Philip was Plymouth Herald's Classical Music Writer from 1997 until 2017. During that time he produced a weekly Classical Music Column, which provided previews of all manner of musical events happening in the city area - as well as concert reviews from time to time.

Although his Classical Column no longer runs, Philip now maintains an online home for his reviews of amateur and semi-professional events at ArtsCulture, which has recently been extended to carry press releases and news about forthcoming events, while he continues to file reviews of professional concerts at


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